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Zoological Survey of India thus became the custodian of the collections of zoological specimens of the Indian subcontinent, stocking and safeguarding the collections from India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan.
When the claim for the collections became intense, Late Dr. To combat the claim and right for the specimens by the other countries, Dr. Hora was able to convince the Govt.
Hora submitted a proposal to the Govt. The building was envisaged to be made fire-proof, acting as a fire-resisting unit, so that all the spirit-preserved specimens would remain safe and protected.
ZSI then had been functioning from hired accommodations, scattered at a few places in Calcutta. The establishment of a permanent building as a proposal for reorganization and expansion of a Zoological Survey had been suggested and recommended by Lt-Col.
It was a postwar development plan proposed by him shortly after the Second World War was over. He submitted the proposal in the form of a memorandum for the gradual reorganization of the Survey.
The important items in the scheme included, albeit other things, a plan for a fire-proof building for the Survey at a suitable place. ZSI after [ edit ] Although Dr. A committee, under S. Hora as Convener, appointed by the Govt. The committee in its report stressed for a permanent building for the Survey.
During the First Five Year Plan toit became essential for the Government to seriously grapple the question of the reconstruction, growth and development of the Zoological Survey.
Hora, who died in harness on 8 DecemberDr. Mithan Lal Roonwal was appointed Director of the Survey. Roonwal pursued the matter with the Government of India. However, the Second Five Year Plan period was rather uneventful with regard to the development of the department was concerned since no programme of expansion could be taken up.
The building was made fire-proof, acting as a fire-resisting unit, so that all the spirit-preserved specimens would remain safe and protected.
In the post independence period, in April the Govt. The necessity for having the headquarters of the Survey in a suitable central place in India was also realized and the recommendation was taken up for consideration. The recommendations made by the Conference were later fructified in the form of further development of the Survey.
The activities of the survey, both as a bureau of systematic zoology and a centre of training in higher specialized research in zoology increased steadily.
The scientific and technical activities of the department, viz.
The department was being constantly referred to by other scientific departments and institutions and the general public in connection with zoological, biological and allied problems. The Survey has so far established sixteen Regional Centres in different parts of the country, and has developed into a major National Institution.
It functions as the custodian, rather guardian, of the National zoological Collections, containing over a million identified specimens from all animal groups, from Protozoa to Mammals. Ever-increasing collections and inadequate space to house them made it imperative for the Survey to have its own permanent building.
The assets of the Survey: A meeting of the eminent Zoologists of the country was held at New Delhi during July These objectives, classified into Primary and Secondary Objectives, included: Exploration and Survey of Faunal Resources; ii.
Status Survey of Endangered species; iv. Publication of Results through Departmental Journals; v. Publication of Fauna of India; and vi. Maintenance of Museums at Headquarters and Regional Centres; and ii. One exciting achievement during the recent years was the inclusion of a scientist from Zoological Survey of India in the teams for the expeditions to Antarctica from onwards.
ZSI also streamlined the procedure for the participation of ZSI scientific workers at National and international Conferences which had helped in projecting its best talents.
The institution also encouraged its scientists in dissemination of knowledge by setting up new trends in training programs, holding scholarly scientific lectures.
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